Media Room

Our Media Room is your place to find all the latest News Releases and Story Starters from Citywide.

The Media Room is designed to help journalists with general information about Citywide plus provide story ideas - 'Story Starters' - for some alternative news coverage, human interest stories and other inspiring insights about our people and life at Citywide.



For all media enquiries, requests for interviews with Citywide management or our subject matter experts, contact:


Adgot Missing Arb (5) 72Dpi Arbaus 2023 Silver Logo Grid
Thursday, 19-January 2023

Industry sponsorship will accelerate Arborist skills shortage advocacy efforts

Citywide's award-winning campaign highlighting the critical Australia-wide skills shortage issues is the top agenda item for industry in 2023.

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2022 Aust Training Awards Citywide Winner Tile
Sunday, 20-November 2022

Arborist skills shortage advocacy campaign wins gold

Citywide's industry advocacy campaign to raise awareness of arborist skills shortage wins national training Gold Award.

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Citywide Safe Spraying Can Am Vehicle Grid Image (1)
Thursday, 13-October 2022

Side-by-sides safer for spraying crews

The Can-Am Defender XU vehicle is part of a long-term program to phase out unsafe quad bikes traditionally used for street spraying.

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2022 09 Vic Training Awards Winner Grid
Monday, 12-September 2022

Award-winning campaign shines spotlight on skills shortage

The Citywide-led campaign to highlight the critical national skills shortage of arborists and tree care workers has won a major government training award.

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Citywide Ronnie Dalli Long Service Anniversary Evp Grid
Tuesday, 23-August 2022

Fifty years of professional happiness for Melbourne’s hardest working gentleman

When Rosario ‘Ronnie’ Dalli sailed into Melbourne with his 17-year-old wife Rose in 1972, he had two brothers waiting for him with a special gift: a job laying asphalt for the City Engineer’s Department.

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Citywide Iellen Structured Workplace Learning Callum Grid Pic
Friday, 12-August 2022

Young horticulturalist demonstrates qualities of blossoming career

Callum's can-do attitude and passion for plants help overcome academic challenges to light the way to a rewarding career in horticulture.

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Citywide Long Service George Spiteri Montage Grid
Monday, 08-August 2022

55 years of laying Melbourne's foundations

If you’ve been in Melbourne long enough, chances are you’ve walked over one of the thousands of iconic bluestone pavers laid by George Spiteri.

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2022 Citywide Arborist Apprentices Green Collar
Tuesday, 14-June 2022

Planting more skills to feed a profession in crisis

Newly-minted arborist graduates signal latest push to address critical industry skills shortage

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Citywide Adgot Arbs Dont Grow On Trees Campaign Missing Arborist Grid
Monday, 23-May 2022

Citywide drives tree industry campaign in face of critical skills shortage

‘Arborists Don’t Grow On Trees’ advocacy campaign to tackle critical national skills shortage in vital green collar sector.

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